Gin, vodka, rum and whiskey are all great, but the American thirst for craft spirits has grown beyond the bounds of the traditional to embrace specialty spirits from around the globe. Modern-day distilleries now craft liqueurs, absinthe, aquavit, amaro and a host of other libations alongside their flagship spirits.

With so many options, we asked a panel of travel experts and American spirits experts to narrow the field by nominating their top picks, then readers voted for their favorites. Here are the 10 best craft specialty spirits distilleries in the United States.